Oh man the timing! I was just rewatching the lecture "Why Ukraine is the west fault" by John Mearsheimer. Your view is almost the same as someone that has studied this subject from an academic standpoint. Just incredible to listen to you two have similar opinions. Also, everyone should watch professor John Mearsheimer lecture, it is called "Why ukraine is the west fault", it is prophetic, and this lecture was in 2015.
McFaul isn't stupid, and he's extremely educated on this issue.
So he knows he's lying.
WE know he's lying.
HE knows we know he's lying.
And yet still—he lies.
It takes a special kind of morally depraved hack to keep on with the lies—keep on pushing the evil.
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If this passes, it is guaranteed that the Zelensky regime will carry out a major false flag—killing hundreds if not thousands of civilians—to trigger this American intervention.
Which is of course what Kinzinger wants.
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BREAKING: Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) announced a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). If passed, the AUMF will allow President Joe Biden to deploy American troops to defend Ukraine if Russia uses chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons.
Thread about a possible Color Revolution (i.e. coup) in Belarus.
The US tried it once in 2020—looks like they're trying again.
“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.”
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#Belarus “colour revolution”: Oppo leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said that the US is looking at stepping up technological assistance to journalists & activists against Prsdnt Alexander Lukashenko, following talks w/ @secblinken & senior US officials.
How does Russia make sure the US does not enter the war?
By making the Russian mode of war BORING.
By making the war over Ukraine methodical, grinding, slow, undramatic—and inevitable.
Let me explain. 1/10
A daily must-read @moonofa had a guest-post by Reasonable Peacekeeper—who got it exactly 180° wrong:
RP suggested Russia sink a carrier with a hypersonic, to scare the US.
This would be a 9/11 moment—and plunge the US into an all-out war against Russia, with nukes.
The US always responds to any dramatic attack in an over-the-top way. They view drama as an excuse to escalate. Pearl Harbor, Gulf of Tonkin, 9/11—you get the picture.
The sinking of a carrier would be a Pearl Harbor moment—even the doviest dove would be screaming for blood. 3/
But if Russia simply continues with this daily artillery grind against the AFU, while methodically, calmly, boringly, predictably interdicting any NATO weapons shipments to AFU forces, the US will get *bored*.
This is the way you keep the US out: By boring it to death. 4/
The US would of course try to provoke the Russians—because America wants and NEEDS drama in its wars.
But if Russia ignores the provocations and continues doing what it's doing, the US will lose interest—
—especially as it becomes clear that the Zelensky regime is losing. 5/
Americans ABHOR losers.
The Zelensky regime is smart to always portray itself with alacrity: As the scrappy underdog that is winning—even when it's losing badly, even when it's lying through its teeth.
The US cannot stomach a loser. 6/
The only thing they hate more than a loser is a boring, stolid, stoic, apathetic grinder—because such a person *bores them*.
Bizarre as it may seem to foreigners, this is a truth every American will agree with: The US hates boring stoic seemingly apathetic people. 7/
The more boring the Russians make this war—with just a relentless grind, no flashy victories and no dramatic breakouts—the less likely the American will be to get into this war.
This also means the Russians have to prevent any false flag at all costs. 8/
A false flag is inherently dramatic. There've been a couple of incidents which were clearly intended as triggers to get the US involved.
They failed—so now the stakes for the Zelensky regime are higher.
They NEED a big splashy dramatic false flag to pull the US in. 9/
Already Adam Kinzinger has a bill that would set automatic triggers for US involvement. The second that law is passed, the Zelensky regime will try to trigger them.
So Russia needs to prevent any and all false flags *at all costs*.
Post by Faulty Memory on May 2, 2022 20:21:56 GMT 8
That post is reminiscent of the srr of old - blunt, forthright, to the point, and damn the flack. It is truly a great comfort to see you emerge from that "he said . . . she said . . ." pointless quagmire.
Welcome back. I look forward to more pointy end reporting.